| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:43 PM
A 74-year-old imam who had angered many Muslims because of his support for the Chinese Communist Party was stabbed to death outside the main mosque in Kasghar on Wednesday, according to multiple sources.
The killing of Juma Tahir, who served as a deputy...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 10:50 AM
BEIJING China's Communist Party has placed under investigation the highest-ranking official yet to be ensnared in its corruption crackdown: Zhou Yongkang, former security chief and oil czar.
The investigation of Zhou had been rumored for months, but...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Occasionally for better but often for worse, Michael Bay has been a trailblazer for this generation of studio filmmakers, whose films bear the mark of his dizzying editing and grandiose compositions.
Bay's films generally feast at the box office but...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 8:00 AM
When it comes to fighting government corruption, few Chinese leaders have had as ruthless a reputation as Emperor Hongwu, founder of the Ming Dynasty. After taking the throne in the 14th century, he embarked on a fierce cleanup campaign, executing tainted...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Economists should be bound by facts and reason. I simply can't embrace liberal positions on the minimum wage, climate change and gender discrimination, and call myself a scientist. Let's take them one by one:
The minimum wage: The Congressional Budget...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Tens of thousands of people held a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on Wednesday to mark the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters 25 years ago in Beijing'sTiananmen Square, while mainland China authorities sought to whitewash the 1989 event.
| May 8, 2014
| 2:26 AM
One of China’s most venerable dissident journalists was paraded on state television Thursday morning, apologizing for spilling state secrets that embarrassed the Chinese Communist Party.
The public shaming of Gao Yu, a 70-year-old grandmother who...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The plot of the South Korean television series "My Love From the Star" is farfetched, dealing with an alien who falls in love with a pop star.
But the drama dominated a morning of debate for a Chinese Communist Party committee last month when...
| Sep 27, 2013
So the German people have spoken, and Chancellor Angela Merkel has been reelected. That means the European Union will continue to be a tortoise. Next May, following the European Parliament elections, we will discover just how slow and unhappy a creature...
| Jan 10, 2014
It would be difficult to believe that China's leaders didn't expect a negative reaction from its neighbors and the United States when it announced the creation of an expansive air defense identification zone over the East China Sea in late November. But...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 8:02 AM
Nu Skin Enterprises, a Utah company that sells anti-aging cosmetics and nutritional supplements, was fined more than $500,000 by Chinese regulators over allegations that it violated direct selling laws and that six Nu Skin distributors made misleading...